Books in category Technology & Engineering – Social Aspects

  • Engineering in Society

    Engineering in Society
    Panel on Engineering Interactions With Society

  • Technological Growth and Social Change Achieving Modernization Volume 16

    Technological Growth and Social Change: Achieving Modernization, Volume 16
    Stanley A. Hetzler

    Originally published in 1969.

  • Young People Ethics and the New Digital Media

    Young People, Ethics, and the New Digital Media
    Carrie James, Katie Davis, Andrea Flores, John M. Francis, Lindsay Pettingill, Margaret Rundle, Howard Gardner

    Researchers explore the ethical fault lines of young people's new media engagement and propose a model of "good play."

  • Popular Modernity in America

    Popular Modernity in America
    Michael Thomas Carroll

    In addressing this question, Popular Modernity in America examines a broad range of related cultural and technological phenomena — from Bing Crosby to Ice Cube, from the invention of the telegraph to the celebratory heralding of the …

  • Liberation Technology

    Liberation Technology
    Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner

    Howard, Muzammil M. Hussain, Rebecca MacKinnon, Patrick Meier, Evgeny Morozov, Xiao Qiang, Rafal Rohozinski, Mehdi Yahyanejad

  • The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima

    The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima
    Darrell J. Fasching

  • Government 2 0

    Government 2.0
    William D. Eggers

    ' This book is proactive in nature (see what these governments are really doing), does not call for a wholesale and costly transformation, and employs a subtle shaming of those governments that have not yet joined the 21st century.

  • Nightwork

    Institute Historian T. F. Peterson, Eric Bender

    " What better way to mark the 150th anniversary of MIT's founding than to commemorate its native ingenuity with this new edition of Nightwork?

  • Of Two Minds

    Of Two Minds
    Michael Joyce

    The essays comprise what Joyce calls "theoretical narratives," woven from e-mail messages, hypertext "nodes," and other kinds of electronic text that move nomadically from one occasion or perspective to another, between the poles of art and …

  • The Big Switch Rewiring the World from Edison to Google

    The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google
    Nicholas Carr

    In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the “World Wide Computer.”

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